Why Use Broiler Cage System?
Saving Space: More broilers can be fed in the cage putting the space to better use. The H type of broiler cage system has three tiers, with the third cage near to the ground. The second and top tiers are on top of the third tier. Facts prove that the capacity in broiler cage is three or four times than on ground in same area.
Saving Feed: The old way to feed is on the ground, with broilers eating, walking and sleeping on the ground. Workers added food to the feeder, but they were not able to control the quantity of food. So they would simply feed the broilers a fixed amount at certain times.
Reducing Spread of Disease:Ventilation is better in broiler cage than on the ground, which is how the broiler cage system help to prevent the transmission of disease and bacteria amongst the flock.
Difference Between A and H Type Broiler Cages System
The main difference between A and H type broiler cages system is the cage structure and method used to remove the manure, A type cages use a manure scraper at the cage bottom, while the H type uses a manure removal belt at each tier.